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Espiegle, 1900
Type: Sloop ; Armament 4 - 4 inch 4 - 3 pdr.; 2 or 3 M.G.
Launched : 8 Dec 1900 ; Disposal date or year : 1923
Displacement: 1070 tons
Complement: 121-112
Machinery notes: I.H.P. 1400=13a kts. Boilers first two, Niclausse; ether two, Babcock. Coal: 195-225 tons.
Notes:

Aug 1914 East Indies Station

Aug 1914 East Indies Squadron - Eastern Fleet

1 Oct 1914 at anchor in the Karun river off Mohammerah - see p. 488 www.naval-review.org/issues/1915-3.pdf. 23 Nov 1914 Basra occupied.

Dec 1914 at anchor in the Tigris river - see p. 659 www.naval-review.org/issues/1915-4.pdf.

6 Jan 1915 expeditions up river, in conjunction with the army, thru' to Jul 1915.

1916-17 Operations in the Red Sea - see p 648 www.naval-review.org/issues/1925-4.pdf.

21 Jan 1917 operation to take Wehj - see p. 659-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1925-4.pdf.

Circa Feb 1917 following reports from Ismailia that mines had been laid in the anchorage a patrol was sent which landed men and drove the Turks out - see p. 661 www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-3.pdf.

11 Jun 1917 operation to remove the Turkish post at Salif, overlooking Kameran - see p. 664 www.naval-review.org/issues/1925-4.pdf.

1917-> further service on the Red Sea Patrol - see p. 49-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1926-1.pdf.